No new computer skills are needed for this section, but you will need the book Thinking Mathematically. |

Content goals:

- Understand children's misconceptions about the "=" sign
- Know how to avoid using the equals sign incorrectly
- Know some strategies for guiding students to a relational understanding of the equals sign.

Readings: Chapter 2 of Thinking Mathematically

Videos:

Assignments:

Equality and the equals sign part 2
Videos:

Assignments:

Assn 18: Fill out, and turn in the Equality Reading Guide (take
notes about chapter 2). I reccomend typing your answers directly
into the document (and then uploading it). June 15

Videos: On the CD included with the
book Thinking Mathematicaly, view the contents of the CD, and then run
(double click) the START application. Watch

Assignments:

- Video 2.1
- Video 2.3

Assignments:

Assn 19: Answer the questions that go along with the
videos (you may type your answers directly into the document) June 7

Assn 20: Answer the Challenges questions 1-4 from Thinking Mathematically page 24. June 15

Assn 20: Answer the Challenges questions 1-4 from Thinking Mathematically page 24. June 15